Bailey Family Earns Bragging Rights
Our attempt to improve the energy efficiency of our home began in 2008, after the electrical portion of our utility bill soared over $400. We had long been resigned to a steep energy bill, in part because ...
Without national or local codes or regulations to mandate well-sealed apartment buildings, selling the cost benefit of tight building practices is key. [continue reading]
Do you know how well your house is doing in terms of the energy it uses? Is your house operating efficiently or inefficiently? [continue reading]
A study of test methods for duct leakage revealed that there is room for improvement in this evolving field. [continue reading]
When the air temperature inside the heated space is cold enough to freeze plumbing, clearly there's a problem. [continue reading]
Q:Is there a standard for energy-efficient ducts? I was called to a home built in 1955 that is under a warranty from a recent sale. The customer wanted us to “fix the ducts.” ... [continue reading]
Keeping a home cool in the summer yet warm in the winter is a tough request. The choice of quantity ...
It has come to my attention that there may be a building science-based conflict in the language of the 2012 International ...